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When political correctness collides with political correctness
Human Events ^ | 7/13/2012 | Roger Hedgecock

Posted on 07/13/2012 1:59:42 PM PDT by neverdem

What happens when one politically correct notion collides with an opposite politically correct notion? Disastrous chaos if you’re the pessimistic type, but hilarious comedy if you’re an irony fan.

Take the true story (dailymail.co.uk) of British feminist journalist Cinnamon Heathcote-Drury.

She was standing in line behind a Muslim couple at the supermarket check-out, incensed at the indifferent attitude of the Muslim husband as his hajib covered wife struggled to load their many groceries on the conveyor belt.

Cinnamon confronted the husband, demanding to know why he didn’t help his poor wife with the groceries.

When he ignored her, Cinnamon brushed by him to help the woman herself in solidarity with her oppressed sister. Cinnamon later said “this is what feminism’s all about–women helping women”.

Husband and wife called the cops and had Cinnamon arrested under Britain’s “hate crimes” law, charging her with interference with their religion.

Seems the Muslims believe that women should do all the work in the household (including grocery shopping) and that the only reason the Muslim husband was in the supermarket in the first place was to accompany his wife who, without him, could not go out in public at all.

What a hilarious confrontation.

The feminist journalist thought to bully the husband into acting in accordance with her politically correct feminist views.

The Muslim couple defended the politically correct thought (espoused by progressives everywhere) that no culture is superior to another and that they were protected by British law to practice any (to non-Muslims) misogyny Islam allows.

The politically correct Left gave the Muslim couple absolutely no reason to adapt to Western ways. To the contrary, Cinnamon’s progressives have indoctrinated immigrants to believe that their culture is as good as any—and they continue to believe it is superior to any Western notion of culture.

In fact, the Muslim couple used the weakness in Cinnamon’s own culture to attack her by invoking the “hate crime” law! LOL!

The jury returned a Not Guilty verdict, but I doubt Cinnamon will be confronting Muslim shoppers any time soon.

With this incident in mind, all hell is about to break loose here in the U.S. as the federal Department of Transportation (DOT) has published a new manual on equity for the disabled in air travel.

Protecting the “disabled” is as American PC as you can get.

Following the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA), the DOT has now defined “disability” to include a self proclaimed emotional problem in addition to more traditional kinds of disability.

Air travelers with any federally defined disability must be allowed to board any commercial aircraft with a “service animal” that provides “emotional support”.

While DOT draws the line, forbidding animals like snakes (on a plane), “ferrets, rodents, spiders…and reptiles”, a “service animal” can include a dog, miniature horse, monkey, and pot bellied pig.

While passengers with peanut allergies are fully protected under federal law, those with allergies to animals better take another plane.

In fact, service dogs routinely fly with their disabled masters. Lately miniature horses have shown up on planes and, last November, ABC News reported a 300 pound pot bellied pig on a flight from Philly to Seattle.

Wendy Ponzo, president of the North American Potbellied Pig Association, says that pigs can be used as service animals because they can be trained to open and close doors and use a litter box.

“They also seem to have a sense if the owner is not feeling well to stay by them”, Wendy says.

Airlines are required to allow these animals on board at no extra charge, and any rejection of a service animal on a flight must be documented in writing for the DOT.

Airport owners are also required to provide “relief areas” for service animals.

Americans are indoctrinated to accept any special accommodation for the disabled. As the TSA confiscates your liquids over 3 ounces, snow globes, and various sporting goods, but allows a (monkey, miniature horse, or pig) on board as a “service animal”, no doubt the average American passenger will cheer.

But what about the average Muslim passenger?

What happens (and it will happen) when the Muslim traveler demands the removal from the flight of the “unclean” dog or the (Allah help us) pig?

Which PC dogma will give way, the rights of the disabled or the religion of the Muslim passenger?

Air travel in the U.S. is about to become even more harrowing and interesting than it is now.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Political Humor/Cartoons; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cinnamon; pc; politicalcorrectness

1 posted on 07/13/2012 1:59:48 PM PDT by neverdem
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To: neverdem

Cinnamon? Is that really her name?

In any case, I propose a government created minority score sheet to help everyone understand the value of one’s status.

Male 0 points
White 0 points
Female 1 points
Muslim 2 points
Black 3 points
Gay 4 points

If you are several of these, such as a black gay female, add up the points to 7 and you have more worth than a white male Muslim (2 points).


2 posted on 07/13/2012 2:12:48 PM PDT by MNDude ( Victimhood is the Holy Grail of liberalism)
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To: neverdem

Remember liberals are Progressive. The problem is that their starting point is facing backwards, and so follows their progress. Case in point is the Politically Correct caste system straight out of feudal times, where your place in society is determined by the qualities they deem most important. Hence white feminists are below Muslims.


3 posted on 07/13/2012 2:13:18 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (Election 2012 - America stands or falls. No more excuses. Get involved.)
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To: neverdem

Cognitive dissonance is a daily occurrence for leftists. They always bounce back regardless

Am sure “Cinammon” will blame Bush, or some other white male, or go home and have a row with her lesbian partner to blow off steam....


4 posted on 07/13/2012 2:14:18 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: MNDude

And what do you get if you hit the trifecta and are a gay black muslim?
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You get to be President of the USA!


5 posted on 07/13/2012 2:17:09 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: PGR88

LOL! True enough!


6 posted on 07/13/2012 2:18:22 PM PDT by MNDude ( Victimhood is the Holy Grail of liberalism)
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To: neverdem

This is what happens when you dogma is run over by your karma........


7 posted on 07/13/2012 2:21:01 PM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: neverdem
What happens when one politically correct notion collides with an opposite politically correct notion?

The politically correct notion of taking it up the a$$ becomes acceptable and it has already happened in more ways than one.

8 posted on 07/13/2012 2:23:22 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: neverdem; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows
Hey, use guys, don't add salt to Cinnamon's wounds!

GUILTY?

9 posted on 07/13/2012 2:24:07 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: neverdem
I can't wait until our planes and trains are as full of livestock as those in third world countries.

Already it is becoming the case that families need to camp around the clock in the hospital near their loved ones in order to make sure that no mistakes are made or meals missed.

The more things change, the more thay go back to the caveman era.

10 posted on 07/13/2012 2:25:09 PM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: neverdem

They gonna screen the animals for packed explosives?


11 posted on 07/13/2012 2:28:03 PM PDT by bike800
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To: MNDude

Your scoresheet is probably being planned by PC leftists even now.


12 posted on 07/13/2012 2:28:39 PM PDT by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: neverdem

As an old sage might have said: Cinnamon didn’t cut the mustard! But then, she had it cumin! “Mace her”, said the arresting officer Basil Thai, “don’t waste any thyme!”.


13 posted on 07/13/2012 2:34:19 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: neverdem

The same thing happens when enviro-whackos fight enviro-whackos over wind farms or solar panel farms.


14 posted on 07/13/2012 2:34:59 PM PDT by Daveinyork
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To: neverdem

So, is Cinnamon cool with Muslim disdain for homosexualality? Otherwise, how intolerant of her!


15 posted on 07/13/2012 2:38:14 PM PDT by philled (If this creature is not stopped it could make its way to Novosibirsk!)
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To: PGR88

Morgan Freeman says he’s not black....so we’ll have to drop the trifecta, but it still makes him “bi”.


16 posted on 07/13/2012 3:02:57 PM PDT by Puckster
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To: neverdem

I SOOOOOOO wish that Cinnamon had been convicted and sent to jail to give her a taste of her own medicine.


17 posted on 07/13/2012 3:03:44 PM PDT by Castigar
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To: neverdem

I SOOOOOOO wish that Cinnamon had been convicted and sent to jail to give her a taste of her own medicine.


18 posted on 07/13/2012 3:04:08 PM PDT by Castigar
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To: neverdem


19 posted on 07/13/2012 3:11:37 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: MNDude

***In any case, I propose a government created minority score sheet to help everyone understand the value of one’s status.

Male 0 points
White 0 points
Female 1 points
Muslim 2 points
Black 3 points
Gay 4 points


The heck with that, I think it should be:

I propose a government created score sheet to help everyone understand the value of one’s status.

Male +10 points
White +10 points
Muslim 25 hollow point bullets
Gay 25 hollow point bullets


Combination of the last two, empty the magazine and use the second until scoundrel stops moving.


20 posted on 07/13/2012 4:09:20 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (It's time to take out the trash in DC.)
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To: neverdem

We have two choices:

1. Bomb Washington back to the stone age.

2. Accept a pig in the seat next to you.


21 posted on 07/13/2012 4:33:33 PM PDT by sergeantdave (Public unions exist to protect the unions from the taxpaying public)
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To: neverdem

The Brits are going to have to learn about the victim hate card game. The bullying Muslim husband card trumps the bullying white girl feminazi card.


22 posted on 07/13/2012 4:57:34 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: neverdem

They had me at Cinnamon.


23 posted on 07/13/2012 5:21:58 PM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil)
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To: MNDude

On your scale I am totally worthless, I kinda wondered why I had been feeling down lately.


24 posted on 07/13/2012 5:44:23 PM PDT by RipSawyer (Free healthcare is worth FAR LESS than it costs.)
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To: neverdem

Just a preview of the upcoming war between the secularist/feminist/abortionist/homosexualist crowd and the Mohammedans who are taking over Europe. According to the PC crowd this feminist was being racist by helping the Moslem woman with her groceries.


25 posted on 07/14/2012 8:37:33 AM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: MNDude

“Cinnamon? Is that really her name?”

I kinda like it. It was the name of Barbara Bain’s character on the original “Mission:Impossible”?


26 posted on 07/14/2012 8:39:34 AM PDT by ReformationFan
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Cinnamon

27 posted on 07/16/2012 8:59:54 AM PDT by Rio (Tempis fugit.)
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To: Red Badger

hee hee- it took me a second to get that one


28 posted on 07/20/2012 7:26:24 AM PDT by Mr. K (fat-fingers+small laptop keyboard+bad eyesight=many typos)
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